A very wise one said “Getting away for a little bit, is all you need to make a strong comeback.” Summers are a lot more interesting when you travel but just like us, are you also free only on weekends?
While fixing our weekend plans we decided to sort yours as well. I know, I know, we are generous 😉 These 5 lesser known gems around Jaipur are perfect weekend getaways.
THE GATEWAY HOTEL RAMGARH LODGE
A small drive from Jaipur and you see a mini heaven in front of you. The Gateway Hotel Ramgarh Lodge, Originally designed for Raja Man Singh and Maharani Gayatri Devi was once their favourite gateway. Set amidst Aravali Hills, this hotel by Taj exudes class and whole rustic feel is blended really well with contemporary architecture. Take a dip in pool, Go for Jungle safari or just sit back and enjoy meal at beautiful set-up onlooking sun set.
Monsoon is almost here and on the drive to this beauty you can spot many waterfalls. Do not forget to take time for a pit stop at Ramgarh Lake.
Distance from Jaipur- 35 km by road
Flashback to the scene from Jab We Met where Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor rides a bicycle while singing hum jo chalne lage, the song was shot in this beautiful location of town Mandawa.
Castle Mandawa is what you get with a curious blend of old and new. They have luxurious rooms, various dining options, and a pool to die for. Sip up few drinks by pool while getting on that tan.
Go ahead and explore the city of Mandawa, the city of havelis and history. You’ll be left mesmerized with how much this small town has to offer.
Distance from Jaipur- 185 km by road
HILL FORT KESROLI
There are gateways and then there is Hill Fort Kesroli. Among various stay options available in and around Sariska, very few offer luxury of pools. Hill Fort Kesroli is managed by Neemrana Group Of Hotels. Their hospitality is unmatchable and their North Indian food is nothing but heaven in mouth.
Dip into the pool while adorning Aravali Hills after a long tiring day at Sariska Safari is nothing but bliss. Enjoy the candle night dinner and sleep the night out in cozy rooms.
Distance from Jaipur- 172 km by road
Rawala Narlai is a boutique hotel in Pali district of Rajasthan. An ancient 17th–century fort turned into hotel is going to leave you awestruck at first sight. You won’t feel like leaving this place once you enter. The whole property is dimly lit giving it a romantic angle.
Allow the temples in Narlai to take you on spiritual road and leaving you enchanted. Also, do enjoy private dinner at beautiful set up they have. Staying here is one of a kind experience which you just can’t afford to miss.
Distance from Jaipur- 337 km by road
THE HADOTI PALACE
This is probably one of the most under rated and honestly one of the many brilliant properties in Rajasthan. Among hotels with the heritage feel, this colonial style property is like a gush of fresh air. Located in small and unexplored town of Bundi, this property provides a great view. The laid back atmosphere is perfect for relaxation.
As you step in, you are taken back to the medieval period. The food they serve is so good that you won’t forget the taste for longest. You have to visit this hotel for luxury and to explore the beautiful Bundi– town of temples and baoris.
Distance from Jaipur- 220 km by road
Summer vacation are almost over. Book one of these properties, pack your bags and experience luxury while making memories. We have already made our minds and selected our destination, you go ahead and do the same.